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Dr. Orna Berry, Israel’s first and only female chief scientist

Shattering glass ceilings and overcoming personal obstacles

By FELICE FRIEDSON/THE MEDIA LINE
28/10/2019
Dana Blankstein-Cohen

Sam Spiegel Film School names new director

Director Dana Blankstein-Cohen has been unanimously appointed as the new head of Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School.

Economy Ministry launches program for promoting female business leaders

‘Time to shatter the glass ceiling between women and business’

Women's rights campaign to feature on Jerusalem buses

Multiple women's organizations will collaborate with the campaign, including the Israel Women's Network, the WIZO movement, the Na'amat movement, the Kolech organization, and the Emunah Association.

Vandalized Kulanu campaign posters, with the number 26 sprayed over Moshe Kahlon's face

Campaign posters vandalized by radical feminist group

The activists also spray painted temporary construction walls with the phrase "Demeaning women = Danger!" and "We exist."

26/02/2019
Ruth Colian

Shas tells High Court women can run for political office in the party

Shas’ statement comes in response to a petition filed in 2016 by Ruth Colian, a haredi activist for women’s political representation within for the haredi community.

Sa'ar missiles

First six female recruits enlist to serve on Navy's new Sa'ar 6 missile ships

The soldiers will serve on the Sa'ar 5 until the INS Magen becomes operational in 2019.

Preliminary data from local elections finds increase of 100 women

Despite the growth in the number of women, it is only a slight increase when looking at the big picture, increasing from 13.5% female representation in 2013 to 16.6% today.

The 'embarrassing' photo of German Chancellor Angela Merkel at an all-male event

'Embarrassing' photo of Merkel at all-male event inspires feminists

Women business leaders are organizing an alternative photo with a Merkel cut-out.

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